We have 2 events going on.. A live physical event in Vonore, TN on August 14th and a Virtual Event from July 1st- August 14th with the same distances. We have added new distances this year!! 3 Hour, 6 Hour, 12 Hour, and 24 HOUR plus if you are able to run 100 miles you will earn a buckle!!
Also NEW THIS YEAR, Tennessee's Double Ultra Festival --- run BOTH the Fort Frenzy Ultra Festival 24 Hour and the Three Sisters Ultra Festival 24 Hour and both medals will be designed to lock together creating a large custom medal. **Be sure to register under the TN Double Ultra Festival buttons on both race events. If you have already registered for the 24 Hour race and want to be moved to the Double, just let us know.***
If you ran this event last year then you know how great the views and terrain are for new and veteran ultra runners alike. Just like last year we plan to offer a great running adventure that not only challenges you but allows your family and friends access to you. We find this important as we are race directors that are also about family and including them in our adventures.
**If you are a race director please message us before signing up as we have a special discount for you for being awesome.
It's a 3.55 mile loop with right at 500 feet of elevation per loop. The trail goes around Tellico lake and will start and end at the pavilion. It is a state park so the trail is 100% runnable and 99% on trail. The only section that is not on trail starts at the pavilion and is paved.
The Virtual Races
The Virtual 6 hr event where you can run or walk on your own and you choose the location and submit your results to receive your finishers medal. All virtual events are $25 each and that price includes shipping your medal to you. Unfortunately we cannot ship outside of U.S. but if you have a local address we will gladly ship your medal there. You can choose the 6hr event which is an endurance run of how many miles can you achieve over this time frame. Once you start so does the the timer. For the virtual event you will have from July 1st - August 14th to complete your race and submit results Good luck on whichever adventure you choose!.
Actual Live Event on August 14th:
Come and battle at the fort...
The Fort Frenzy Ultra Festival endurance race takes place at the Fort Loudon State Historic Park on Tellico Lake in Vonore, TN. It is currently the only endurance event to utilize this trail system around the Fort and Tellico lake with beautiful views of the lake and rolling hills. This is a well-maintained, and very runnable loop trail system.
Fort Frenzy Ultra Festival was designed to attract a diverse demographic of active outdoor enthusiasts. From the seasoned ultrarunner to the beginner trail runner, this race offers something for everyone. Can you set the course record in either event? If so, you will earn a custom award along with your finishers award. Come and battle at the Fort.... and see if you have what it takes for the endurance run on this loop trail system and see if you can claim the course record for the most laps completed.
Packet pickup available the morning of the race at 8AM and August 13th from 5:30-7:30PM at the Fort (address below)
START TIMES: All endurance Races start at 9 AM
Finding the starting line:
338 Fort Loudon Rd, Vonore, TN 37885 For the start of the race we will meet at the pavillion
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*Family friendly event and numerous places to access runners on the course
*Pacers allowed on the 12 & 24 hour endurance race after 6 hours (do you really need a pacer?)
Swag and Awards
Live Physical Race: Register by July 15th 2021 to be guaranteed a custom Fort Frenzy shirt. We may have extra shirts after that date but no guarantee on sizes.
Finisher awards for all endurance runners.
*Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall Male and Female
Also Top male and female finishers racing in the live physical event will received a custom award.
Finisher awards for all endurance runners. Top 3 male and female winners will receive a fort frenzy medal with the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place engraved on the medals.
Refunds will be available until August 1, 2021 minus the UltraSignup fee. No refunds will be given after August 1, 2021. Race registrations are not transferable to other participants. Please consider these factors carefully before completing your registration.
Rules For Virtual Race
Rules for Virtual Race
Local time: 8:58 PM
A virtual race is done at your own pace, at your choice of location. You may run or walk your race distance between July 1st - August14th.
All distances must be supported with data. Any GPS devices can be used including your phone. Your full distance and time whether the 3,6,12 or 24 hr event must be done all at one time. Times should be submitted to include standing and rest time, not only movement.
To submit results, simply use the ultra sign up to submit results. If you have any issues just send a screenshot of the results to us via email as soon as you complete your race. Deadline to submit results is August 14.
Do note, this event is not timed by UltraSignup. Times will be listed on this site from participants times and distance, but the PARTICIPANT is responsible for tracking their distance and time to properly submit on Ultrasignup.